Chestnut-capped Laughingthrush Pterorhinus mitratus

Family: Leiotrichidae (Laughingthrushes and allies)

Authority: (Müller, 1835)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd+3bcd+4bcd

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Near Threatened following evidence that demand for the cagebird trade is now is suspected to be driving a moderately rapid to rapid decline on Sumatra within the most recent three generations. Although the population in Thailand /Malaysia is not subject to the same threat, a moderately rapid population decline is nevertheless suspected to be taking place overall.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 651,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Pterorhinus mitratus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/01/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/01/2022.